We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell
64 year old Joyce Ann Mehrer of Chester, IL passed away Sunday, January 27, 2013 at Memorial Hospital in Chester, IL.
Joyce was born January 29, 1948 in Perryville, MO, the daughter of Thomas and Lavern (Colin) Abernathy. She first married Arnold Oswald and later married Kenneth Ray Mehrer.
Survivors include one son, Jeffrey Oswald of Chester, IL. One daughter, Cassandra Mehrer of Chester, IL. Three brothers, Thomas Abernathy of Jefferson, TX and Robert Abernathy and Daniel Abernathy both of Perryville, MO. A special friend, Gary O’Daniel of Rockwood, IL. Seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and one sister.
It was Joyce’s wish to donate her body to science and that no visitation or services be held.
Memorials can be made to the Washington University School of Medicine.
The Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL is in charge of arrangements.